ENG: Charles A. Gomez LL.B. (Hons) of counsel is a Gibraltarian lawyer and one time politician, and founder of the right of centre New Gibraltar Democracy (NGD) Party. He was born in Gibraltar on 23 April 1959 and was called to the Bars of England, Wales and Gibraltar in 1982.
He was retained by the suspended Chief Justice of Gibraltar, Derek Schofield, in proceedings for the removal of Gibraltar's senior judge heard by the Judicial Committee of the Privy council in London which resulted in a 4/3 split of that court in a decision handed down on 12 November 2009. The decision is considered to be a major precedent in the field of judicial independence in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.
Gomez was a prominent member and spokesman of the "No vote" campaign for the 2006 ...
Equality Rights Group GGR has today welcomed a call to open debate on the issue of age of consent made by Charles Gomez (NGD). “Indeed, as everyone knows, GGR has been openly talking of this issue for the past 7 years,” the group said.
“But why did Mr Gomez deprive voters of open debate regarding his policies on these long-standing issues by maintaining a studied silence on them? Especially when he acknowledges the issues are not simple and require debate,” the group asks.
“He did this not only during his Election campaign, but also we have no recollection ...
cici - in poll Charles Gomez